KVOA Tucson / Sept. 29, 2021 (Denelle Confair) – Arizona ranks top 5 in betting transactions first day of NFL season
“Arizona, particularly in that first week, made up 10 percent of all sports betting that was made in NFL games,” CJ Pierre, Play AZ said. “That first week of legalized betting, which was the NFL’s week two. So that’s a pretty big deal and Arizona was a top 5 sports betting market that week.”
Arizona Daily Star / Sept. 14, 2021 (Tim Steller) – Tim Steller’s opinion: Sports betting unlikely to make much tax money for Arizona
Arizona’s tax rates are somewhat low compared to other states with sports betting. Pennsylvania is a strong outlier, with a 36% tax rate, which has not affected total bets as much as feared, said Zack Hall, a spokesman for Play USA Network.
ABC15 Arizona / Aug. 27, 2021 (Ashley Paredez) – Fantasy sports betting to go live in Arizona Saturday
“You can sign up for free and then you can just go ahead and start looking at games, looking at lineups, seeing how you want to play. There’s different options, whether it’s picking players from a specific game or picking players that have games in a certain time slot,” says C.J. Pierre, lead writer, PlayAZ.com.